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  • LONDON, Sept 26- Sterling slipped to a five-week low against the euro on Monday, as lingering worries over the economic impact of Britain's impending exit from the European Union weighed on the currency. Sterling was knocked late on Thursday when British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he expected formal divorce proceedings between Britain and the EU,...

  • The U.S. dollar and the British pound are displayed as "out of stock" at a foreign exchange store in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on June 24, 2016.

    Sterling was weaker on Monday, trading near a five-week low, as lingering worries over Britain's exit from the European Union drove investors to sell.

  • LONDON, Sept 26- Sterling was weaker on Monday, trading near a five-week low, as lingering worries over Britain's exit from the European Union drove investors to sell the currency that has steadily lost ground in the past three straight weeks. Sterling was knocked down late on Thursday after British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he expected formal...

  • *European businesses oppose special deal for Britain. *UK says firms need access to London financial services. Britain wants a trade deal that gives London's financial district, known as the City, access to EU clients while allowing the government to restrict migration from the bloc- something at odds with the basic rules of the European Union.

  • *European businesses oppose special deal for Britain. *UK says firms need access to London financial services. Britain wants a trade deal that gives London's financial district, known as the City, access to EU clients while allowing the government to restrict migration from the bloc- something at odds with the basic rules of the European Union.

  • LONDON, Sept 23- Sterling skidded over 1 percent to hit a five-week low close to $1.29 on Friday after three straight weeks of losses, as worries over Britain's exit from the European Union kept pressure on the currency. The pound had jumped back over $1.31 on Thursday, after Bank of England policymaker Kristen Forbes said she saw no case for a further cut in...

  • *May says Britain will get "right deal" on trade. Britain has so far been clear about what will not happen: Prime Minister Theresa May has repeated that the formal divorce notification will not be sent before the end of the year and that Britain will not get a bad deal. During her trip, May said the EU divorce filing would take a few months of preparation, was clear that...

  • *May says Britain will get "right deal" on trade. Britain has so far been clear about what will not happen: Prime Minister Theresa May has repeated that the formal divorce notification will not be sent before the end of the year and that Britain will not get a bad deal. During her trip, May said the EU divorce filing would take a few months of preparation, was clear that...

  • LONDON, Sept 23- Sterling slipped back towards $1.30 on Friday, ending the week in much the same place as it started, with worries over Britain's exit from the European Union keeping pressure on the currency. The pound had jumped back over $1.31 on Thursday, after Bank of England policymaker Kristen Forbes said she saw no case for a further cut in interest rates,...

  • *Britain won't start Brexit negotiations this year. LONDON, Sept 22- The Lloyd's of London insurance market is already working on plans to move some business to the European Union, aiming to be ready for the shift as soon as Britain starts divorce proceedings from the bloc, its chairman said on Thursday. Britain is not expected to leave the EU for several years but...

  • LONDON, Sept 22- The Lloyd's of London insurance market will be ready to move some of its business to the European Union as soon as Britain starts divorce proceedings from the bloc, its chairman said on Thursday, the first indication that its plans are well advanced. Earlier this month, the world's leading specialty insurance market said it would have to operate...

  • Brangelina the last great A-list couple?

    Janice Min, Hollywood Reporter Co-President, weighs in on the media coverage and reputational outcomes of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's divorce.

  • The bucks behind the Jolie-Pitt divorce

    With the news that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have filed for divorce, CNBC's Robert Frank looks into the financial implications of the Hollywood power couple's split.

  • Actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the World Premiere of 'World War Z' at The Empire Cinema Leicester Square on June 2, 2013 in London.

    Actress Angelina Jolie has filed for dissolution of marriage from her husband Brad Pitt, Jolie's attorney said in a statement on Tuesday.

  • My artist husband likes to say that if I were in charge of our spending, we'd be sitting on milk crates instead of furniture and that if he were in charge, we'd have no retirement accounts. Married couples age 55 to 64 had a median net worth, excluding home equity, of $108,607 in 2011, the latest available Census Bureau figures show. By contrast, single men in the same age...

  • BEIJING, Sept 9- Chinese police have detained seven property agents in Shanghai for spreading rumours of plans for a new government regulation that caused a rash of divorces and a rush to buy new homes, state news agency Xinhua reported on Friday. Shanghai has widely been regarded as one of the most restrictive Chinese cities in terms for home buyers.

  • BEIJING, Sept 9- Chinese police have detained seven property agents in Shanghai for spreading rumors of plans for a new government regulation that caused a rash of divorces and a rush to buy new homes, state news agency Xinhua reported on Friday. Shanghai has widely been regarded as one of the most restrictive Chinese cities in terms for home buyers.

  • LONDON, Sept 8- Britain and the European Union must work together to make their divorce smooth and forge a new "strong relationship," Prime Minister Theresa May told European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday. At their first one-to-one meeting since May became prime minister after Britain voted to leave the European Union at a June 23 referendum, Tusk...

  • LONDON, Sept 8- Britain should start talks to leave the European Union as soon as possible, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday, adding weight to calls for Prime Minister Theresa May to start the formal divorce procedure. In London, Tusk met May for their first head-to-head meeting since Britain voted to leave the bloc in a referendum on June 23...

  • LONDON, Aug 31- Sterling rose on Wednesday, boosted by improved consumer confidence and rising British house prices in August, which added to signs the economy is holding up well in the wake of June's shock vote to leave the European Union. "Overnight, we saw UK August consumer confidence bouncing back," Morgan Stanley chief strategist Hans Redeker said, adding he...